Come, one and all, undaunted men in blue …

PoliceExciting news.  My latest blog entry is all about the common law crime of breach of the peace.  This prospect is made all the more appealing, I am certain, when one considers that (despite once winning a prize for criminal procedure during the diploma) I have never practised criminal law in my life.

I have, however, played the part of a policeman in the Gilbert & Sullivan classic “The Pirates of Penzance“.  The picture to the right is drawn by W.S. Gilbert (under his childhood name of “Bab”) and goes with the Policeman’s song – “A policeman’s lot is not a happy one.”

When the foeman bares his steel,
Tarantara! tarantara!

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